ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- The Hilton Hotels Corp. completed a yearlong
renovation of the 600-room Hilton Anchorage last month.
Hilton said the $15 million refurbishment of Alaska's largest
hotel incorporated the use of bold colors and textures in rooms and
public spaces that symbolize the state's diverse cultures.
"We were proud to invest in the future of Anchorage by
renovating Alaska's largest hotel," said Robert Dirks, Hilton
senior vice president of brand management and marketing.
"The extensive redesign and new amenities make the Hilton
Anchorage an even better choice for the city's business and leisure
travelers," he added.
As part of the renovation, the hotel added eight meeting rooms
with a combined 6,000 square feet of space.
Each of the meeting rooms is equipped with high-speed Internet
access and video- and teleconferencing equipment.
With the new meeting rooms, the property incorporates a combined
total of 24,000 square feet of meetings space, with room for up to
A new business center located on the first floor near the new
meetings space features personal work areas as well as computers
with high-speed Internet access, fax machines, phones, copy
machines and business supplies.
The hotel also created two new restaurants.
The Hooper Bay Cafe serves three meals a day and features two
private dining areas for special functions.
The sports-themed Bruins Bar serves a variety of cocktails and
Bruins Bar has become a popular meeting place for the afterwork
crowd in downtown Anchorage, according to the hotel.
Guests who want to work off their meals can do so at the
renovated fitness center, the indoor swimming pool or the
The Hilton Anchorage, at 500 W. Third Ave., is a block from the
Egan Convention Center and the Alaskan Railroad Station.
It also is seven miles from Ted Stevens Anchorage Airport and
minutes from attractions such as the Portage Glacier and the
Anchorage History and Art Museum.
For information or reservations, call (800) HILTONS or visit the
hotel's Web site at www.anchorage.hilton.com.